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DISEASES AND DISORDERS OF THE SHEEP AND GOAT (COLOR ATLAS)
By: Karl A. Linklater BVM&S, PhD, FRCVS; Director of Scottish Agricultural College, Veterinary Services, Edinburgh, UK; and Mary C. Smith DVM, Associate Professor, Dept.of Clinical Services, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.
Published By: Wolfe Publishing, an imprint of Mosby-Year Book Europe Ltd.
London, England
ISBN 0-7234-1708-3

GOAT MEDICINE
By Mary C. Smith, DVM, Associate Professor, Dept.of Clinical Services, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA; and David M. Sherman, DVM, MS, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Section of International Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, Massachusetts USA
Published by: Lea & Febiger, A Waverly Company, - Philadelphia, PA USA
ISBN 0-8121-1478-7

NUTRIENT REQUIREMENTS OF GOATS: Angora, Dairy, and Meat Goats in Temperate and Tropical Countries
Report Number 15 (1981)
By: Committee on Animal Nutrition
Board on Agriculture & Renewable Resources - NRC
Published By: National Academy Press - Washington, D.C. & can be ordered online
at http://www.nap.edu/nap/bookstore/0309031850.html
ISBN 0-309-03185-0

SHEEP & GOAT SCIENCE
Fifth Edition (1986)
By: M. E. Ensminger, Ph.D. & R. O. Parker, Ph.D.
Published By: The Interstate Printers & Publishers, Inc. - Danville, IL
ISBN 0-8134-2464-X

This is an excellent goat reference and educational textbook. Dr. Ensminger is currently working on the Sixth Edition, which will have a section that addresses Boer goats. It can be ordered directly from Ensminger Publishing Company in Clovis, CA (USA) by calling (209) 299-2263 or via fax at (209) 299-2098.

THE GOATKEEPER'S VETERINARY BOOK
Third Edition (1994)
By: Peter Dunn BVSc MRCVS
Published By: Farming Press - Ipswich, U. K.
Distributed in N. America By Diamond Farm Enterprises
Box 537, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607, USA
ISBN 0-85236-279-X

RAISING MEAT GOATS FOR PROFIT
By: Gail Bowman
Published By: Bowman Communications Press - Twin Falls Idaho
ISBN 0-9650381-0-3
This is one of the best recent books on practical goat management. It is available dirctly from
Bowman Communications Press
P.O. Box 1626
Twin Falls, Idaho 83303
Phone 208.735.0777


MEAT GOATS: THEIR HISTORY, MANAGEMENT AND DISEASES
"Meat Goats: Their History, Management and Diseases" by: Stephanie Mitcham and Allison Mitcham.
264 pages
published December, 2000
Crane Creek Publications
Stephanie Mitcham
3061 160th Street
Sumner, IOWA 50674
Tel: 563-578-5665
Fax: 563-578-8193
e-mail:sam@netins.net
Quantity discounts are available for clubs and trade organizations. Contact Ms Mitcham for details.
This is a comprehensive study and report of meat goats. It is an easy read and is highly recommended.
This book has been reviewed by boergoats.com.
Click here to read the review

Selected Articles & Texts With Links (where applicable)

Addrizzo, John R. (MD). "Use of Goat Milk and Goat Meat as Therapeutic Aids in Cardiovascular Diseases," adapted from "Composition of Foods; Dairy and Egg Products," Agricultural Handbook No. 8-1, Agricultural Research Service, Washington, D.C.; USDA, 1996.

Akhtar, Abdus Salam. "Keynote address," Goat meat production in Asia: proceedings of a workshop held in Tando Jam, Pakistan, 13-18 March 1988 (Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 1988).

Austin, Maureen. "A Formula for Success with Livestock Guarding Dogs," Ranch magazine, Volume 70, Number 7, 1989.

Bhatlacharyya, N.K. and B.V. Khan. "Goat meat production in In-dia," Goat meat production in Asia: proceedings of a workshop held in Tando Jam, Pakistan, 13-18 March 1988, Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 1988.

Calhoun, Millard. "Deccox: A New Coccidiostat for Goats," Ranch magazine, Volume 69, Number 1, March 1987. "Monensin Approved as Coccidiostat for Goats," Ranch magazine, Volume 68, Number 6, March 1987.

Campbell, Q.P. "The Boer Goat After Forty Years," Mutton Sheep and Goats Performance Testing Scheme, Bloemfontein, Boer Goat News, 9:42-43, 1990.

Casey, N.H. and W.A. Van Niekerk. "The Boer Goat I.: Origin, Adapability, Performance Testing, Reproduction and Milk Production," and "The Boer Goat II.: Growth, Nutrient Requirements, Carcass and Meat Quality," Department of Livestock Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa, Small Ruminant Research, 1:291- 302 and 355-368, respectively, 21 May 1988

Collier’s Encyclopedia, Volume 11. New York, Toronto, Sydney: 1995.

Corbett, Jim. Goatwalking, New York: Viking Penguin, 1991.

Culliford, Graham. "The Genemaster Story," AKGA Update (Official Publication of the American Kiko Goat Association), July 1998, p. 4.

Devendra, C. "The nutritional value of goat meat," Goat meat production in Asia, proceedings of a workshop held in Tando Jam, Pakistan, 13-18 March 1988, Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 1988.

Drinkwater, William, Frank Pinkerton and Terry Gipson. "Development of Grade Standards for Slaughtered Kids, Yearlings and Adult Goats," Meat Goat Production and Marketing Handbook, Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, N.C. and Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Fayetteville, NC, 1996.

Dunbar, R. "Scapegoat for a thousand deserts," New Scientist, 104, 1984, 30-33.

Ellis, Merle. "Demand for Goat Meat Grows," P.O. Box 907, Tiburon, California 94920.

Fytche, Eugene. "...May Safely Graze," R.R. #1, Almonte, Ontario, K0A 1A0, (613)256-1798
E-mail efytche@xplornet.com
Predator Control - Sections on identifying the problem, assessing the predator risk, preventative measures, mobile protectors (guard animals), and external protection (hunting and baiting) will assist the reader to determine the appropriate livestock protection measures for his or her unique situation.
This book is highly recommended. It definitely has a place on the KLS Boer Goats library shelf. Click here to read the review

Gall, C. (editor). Goat Production, London, New York, Toronto, San Francisco, Sydney: Academic Press, 1981.

Gipson, Terry A. "Genetic Resources for Meat Goat Production," Proceedings Southeast Regional Meat Production Symposium, Feb. 24, 1996, Tallahassee, FL.

Gipson, Terry A. "Marketing Kids," Proceedings of the Virginia State Dairy Goat Association, April 1, 1995, Blacksbury, VA, pp. 13-15.

Gipson, Terry A. "Breed Capabilities and Selection for Meat Production," Proceeding of the Meat Goat Symposium, Dec. 7, 1996, Upper Marlboro, MD.

Goat meat production in Asia: proceedings of a workshop held in Tando Jam, Pakistan, 13-18 March 1988, (Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 1988).

Goatex Genetics LLC (Breeders and Developers of Genemaster Goats), "Maximizing Production by Harnessing Hybrid Vigor: Alternative Breeding Strategies for Boer and Kiko Goats," P.O. Box 34-021, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand 8030, Telephone/Facsimile 64 3 3296 255, e-mail tasman@xtrta.co.nz, promotional literature.

Goatex Group LLC (Breeders and Developers of Kiko Goats), "His-tory, Development and Characteristics of Kiko Goats - An Overview," P.O. Box 34-021, Fendalton, Christchurch, New Zealand 8030, Telephone/Facsimile 64 3 3296 255, e-mail tasman@xtra.co.nz, promotional literature.

Goats, Publication 1704, (N. A.), Information Services, Agriculture Canada, Ottawa, 1981.

Goonewardene, L.A., P.A. Day, N. Patrick and D. Patrick. "Cross Breeding with Alpine and Boer Goats - Growth and Carcass Traits," Government of Alberta (Sheep & Goats - Research Update 1996/97) , www.agric.gov.ab.ca/researchupdate/97sheep11.html (website)

Green, James T. Jr. "Potential for Producing Meat Goats in North Carolina," Meat Goat Production and Marketing Handbook, Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, N.C. and Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Fayetteville, NC, 1996.

Harwell, Lynn."Enterprise Analysis," Meat Goat Production and Marketing Handbook, Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, N.C. and Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Fayetteville, NC, 1996.

Hetherington, Lois. All About Goats, Ipswich: Farming Books, 1988.

Homeyer, F., "Crossing the boer and angora - the ‘diamond’ meat," The Goat Farmer, Whangarei, New Zealand, www.caprine.co.nz (website). Jaudas, Ulrich, The New Goat Handbook, New York, Lonon, Toronto, Sydney: Barron’s, 1987.

Jones, H. Glyn and Barbara C. Collins. A Way of Life: Sheepdog Training, Handling and Trialling, Ipswich, United Kingdom: Farming Press Books, 1987.

Kilgour, R. and Ross D.J. "Feral goat behavior - a management guide," New Zealand Journal of Agriculture, 141, 1980, 15-20.

Kimberling, Cleon. Jensen and Swift’s Diseases of Sheep, Philadelphia, Lea and Febiger, 1988.

Luginbuhl, J.-M. and M.H. Poore. "Nutrition of Meat Goats", NCSU, Department of Animal Science, 1998.

Meat Goat News: News Magazine of the U.S. Meat Goat Trade and Official News from the American Meat Goat Association, San Angelo: Texas 1994-1999.

Meat Goat Production and Marketing Handbook, Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, N.C. and Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Fayetteville, NC, 1996

Machen, Richard V. "Great Potential in a New Industry," Texas A&M Research & Extension Center. www.boergoats.com/articles/machen.htm

Mackenzie, David. Goat Husbandry, 4th ed., London: Faber & Faber, 1980.

Mitcham, Stephanie and Allison. The Angora Goat: Its History, Management and Diseases, Second Edition, Sumner, Iowa: Crane Creek Publishing, 1999.

Mitcham, Stephanie and Allison. Meat Goats: Their History, management and Diseases. Crane Creek Publications, 2000
3061 160th Street, Sumner, IOWA 50674
Tel: 319-578-5665, Fax: 319-578-8193

Mowlen, Alan. Goat Farming, Ipswich: Farming Press, 1988.

Peischel, An. "Kiko, A New Meat Goat Breed," P.O. Box 29, Rackerby, CA 95972, Telephone 530-679-1420, Facsimile 530-679-1430, e-mail kiko@inreach.com

Pinkerton, Frank. "Recommendations for Goat Industry Development," Meat Goat Production and Marketing Handbook, Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, N.C. and Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Fayetteville, NC,1996.

Pinkerton, Frank. "Meat Goat Marketing in Greater New York City," A Project Report on Behalf of the Center for Agricultural Development and Entrepreneurship, State University of New York, Onconta, May 1995.

Pinkerton, Bruce and Frank Pinkerton. "Managing Forages for Meat Goats," Meat Goat Production and Marketing Handbook, Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, North Carolina and Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1996.

Pinkerton, Frank. "Procurement of Foundation Stock," Meat Goat Production and Marketing Handbook, Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, North Carolina and Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1996.

Pinkerton, Frank and Lynn Harwell. "Marketing Channels for Meat Goats," Meat Goat Production and Marketing Handbook, Rural Economic Development Center, Raleigh, NC and Mid-Carolina Council of Governments, Fayetteville, NC, 1996.

Pinkerton, Frank, Lynn Harwell, William Drinkwater, Nelson Escobar. "Consumer Demand for Goat Meat," No.M-04, April 1994, www.luresext.edu/mo4.html OR goat.clemson.edu/NC Handbook/demand.htm

Pirani, Dawn. "Meat: The mystery of the disappearing yields," The Goat Farmer, May, 1999.

Porter, Valerie. Goats of the World, Ipswich: Farming Press, 1996.

Shelton, Maurice. "Goat Production," Encyclopedia of Agri-cultural Science, Volume 2, San Diego, New York, Boston, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto: Academic Press, 1994.

Shurley, Marvin. "Genetics: Focusing on one trait can be the fastest route to improvement," American Meat Goat, Meat Goat News, March 1999. genetics.htm

Smith, Burt. Moving ‘Em - A Guide to Low Stress Animal Handling, The Graziers Hui, Kamuela, Hawaii, 1998.

Smith, Mary. "Symposium on Sheep and Goat Medicine," The Vet-erinary Clinics of North America, Volume 5, Number 3, W.B. Saunders Company, November 1983.

Smith, Mary and David M. Sherman. Goat Medicine, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Hong Kong, London, Munich, Sydney, Tokyo: Lea & Febiger, 1994.

Sponenberg, D.P. "The Tennessee Goat - a forgotten resource,’’ The Goat Farmer, Whangarei, New Zealand, April/May, 1998.

Sponenberg, D.P. "Meat breed must suit environment," The Goat Farmer, Whangarei, New Zealand, www.caprine.co.nz (website).

Sponenberg, D.P. "How to pick a strategy that works for you,’’ [meat goats - breeding], The Goat Farmer, Whangarei, New Zealand, www.caprine.co.nz (website).

Sponenberg, D.P. "Healthy Goats are Happy Goats," The Goat Farmer, Whangarei, New Zealand, July/August, 1999.

Symposium on Health and Disease of Small Ruminants, Kerrville, Texas, June 13-15, 1991.

The, Thian Hor and Terry Gipson. "Establishing a Chevon Industry: The Boer Goat (Part 1 and Part II)," E (Kika) de la Garza Institute for Goat Research, Langston, Oklahoma.

The Goat Farmer. Whangarei, New Zealand, www.caprine.co.nz (website).

Terrill, Clair E. "Goat Meat in Our Future? The Status of Meat Goats in the United States," Live Animal Trade & Transport Magazine, December 1993, Volume V, No. 4, pp. 36-39 Read Article

Tomlinson, Sylvia, The Meat Goats of Caston Creek, Edmond, OK, Redbud Publishing Co., 1999.

Tomlinson, Sylvia, "Oats and Fetlocks," Meat Goat News, March 1999.

Tremblay RM, Butler DG, Allen JW, Hoffman AM. Metabolic acido-sis without dehydration in seven goat kids. Can Vet J 1991; 32:308-310.

Wenxiu, Huang, "Goat meat production in China," Goat meat pro-duction in Asia: proceedings of a workshop held in Tando Jam, Pakistan,13- 18 March 1988 (Ottawa: International Development Research Centre, 1988).

"Advances in Sheep and Goat Medicine," The Veterinary Clinics of North America, Volume 6, Number 3, W.B. Saunders Company, November 1990.


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